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Unfit Dwellings

Volume 32: debated on Thursday 25 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of dwellings in Scotland are considered to be unfit.

It is estimated that at 31 March 1982 under 5 per cent. of dwellings in Scotland were below the tolerable standard, as defined under section 14 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1974. The term "unfit" is not currently used in legislation covering Scotland.